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Philadelphia: Revolutionary Walk Through Historic Old City

1. Philadelphia: Revolutionary Walk Through Historic Old City

Start your journey through the Philadelphia Old City district at the Betsy Ross house, where the United States flag is said to have been first created. Learn more about America's Founding Fathers on a comprehensive tour led by an enthusiastic local guide. Make your way to all of the top attractions in Philadelphia. See Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the Consitution of the United States were debated and adopted. Visit the Liberty Bell, an iconic symbol of American independence. Explore other notable locations which hold significance in America´s history including Elfreth's Alley, Christ Church, the B. Free Franklin Post Office, and Carpenter's Hall.

Philadelphia: Go City Explorer Pass with 3 to 7 Attractions

2. Philadelphia: Go City Explorer Pass with 3 to 7 Attractions

The Explorer Pass by Go City is a multi-attraction pass that includes admission to 3, 4, 5, or 7 Philadelphia attractions of your choice. There are 30 attractions and tours to choose from and you can save up to 50%* off compared to buying separate attraction tickets. Simply purchase a pass for the number of attractions you want to visit. There's no need to decide which attractions you want to visit before your trip. Just choose as you go from the options included. Visiting your first attraction activates your pass. Then, you’ll have 60 days to use it. Show your pass to get entry and pay nothing at the gate. You'll get all the information you need including attraction descriptions and opening hours on the PDF guide or Go City app. Choose from the following attractions: • Hop-on hop-off Big Bus Philadelphia Tour • Eastern State Penitentiary • Franklin Institute Science Museum • Adventure Aquarium • Philadelphia Zoo • Philadelphia Museum of Art • Philadelphia Food & Cheesesteak Tour • National Constitution Center • Betsy Ross House • Barnes Foundation • Academy of Natural Science • Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial • Ghost Tour of Philadelphia • Independence Seaport Museum • Christ Church Burial Ground Tour • Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History • Dark Philly Adult Night Tour • National Liberty Museum • Longwood Gardens • African American Museum • Rodin Museum • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia • Penn Museum • Brandywine River Museum of Art • Murder at The Moulin - A Murder Mystery Show • RiverLink Ferry • Revolution and Founding Father's Tour • Philadelphia Movie & Television Tour • South Philly Italian Market Tour • Philadelphia Street Art Tour • $20.00 Dining Credit at The Cauldron Please note attractions and tours are subject to change. Check your included digital guide for an up-to-date attraction line-up including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction with your pass before you go. *Savings based on itineraries on Go City website.

Philadelphia: Ghosts of Philadelphia Walking Tour

3. Philadelphia: Ghosts of Philadelphia Walking Tour

Feel the thrill of hearing Philadelphia's spookiest ghost tales on this macabre walking tour. Step back into the past as your guide regals you with creepy stories at sites like Alexander Hamilton's former home and the Christ Church burial ground. Meet your guide in the back garden of the old City Tavern. Stroll to sites like Alexander Hamilton's home and try to see if you can sense the presence of the spirit of this founding father. Make your way to the Christ Church burial ground where Benjamin Franklin is buried. Enjoy a tour that is suitable for the whole family. Combine a history lesson with exciting tales of local hauntings. 

Philadelphia: True Crime, Cemetery, and History Tour

4. Philadelphia: True Crime, Cemetery, and History Tour

Betsy Ross, Elfreth's Ally, The Benjamin Franklin Cemetery, along with tales of true-crime and a history mix mark this unique walking tour of historic Philadelphia. Every Grim Philly guide has a Master's Degree in American History. And your journey back in time is peppered with chilling stories of the most infamous Philadelphia serial killers to have walked our alleys and streets. This Philadelphia Cemetery and Serial Killers Walking Tour is the perfect accompaniment to our Dark Philly Adult Night Tour. Listen to Grim Philly Podcast for more.

Philadelphia: Sightseeing Day Pass for 35+ Attractions

5. Philadelphia: Sightseeing Day Pass for 35+ Attractions

Use The Philadelphia Pass directly from your mobile phone to allow you cash-free entry to over 35 destinations, museums, and tours, including some of the most popular attractions in The City of Brotherly love. Delve into the history of the city as you explore landmark museums and monuments, or take a spooky after-hours walking tour to discover haunted Philly. Train like Rocky on the front steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, or eat like a local at either the historic Reading Terminal Market, or the 9th Street Italian Market. With your pass, you'll enjoy discounts at many local restaurants and bars. Attractions included: • Eastern State Penitentiary • Betsy Ross House • Franklin’s Grave at Christ Church Burial Grounds • Fort Mifflin • Escape Game King of Prussia • Scavenger Hunts • RiverLink Ferry (operates seasonally) Museums included: • Philadelphia Museum of Art • National Constitution Center • Academy of Natural Sciences • African American Museum • Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial • National Liberty Museum • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts • Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum Tours included: • Philadelphia Sightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour • Founding Fathers and Mothers Walking Tour • Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour • Grim Philly Twilight Tours • Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour • The Constitutional Walking Tour

Philadelphia: Sightseeing Flex Pass

6. Philadelphia: Sightseeing Flex Pass

Save over 50% on admission prices to Philadelphia's top attractions with a flexible sightseeing pass directly from your phone allowing convenient entry to your choice of attraction or tour option. Select from 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 attractions and choose your own itinerary. Take advantage of the pass’ flexible start date and go at your own pace over a 30-day period. This pass is perfect for visitors who have limited time to sightsee, and for those who want to visit the must-see attractions. Experience 4 centuries of Philadelphia history. Explore the birthplace of American independence with visits to Fort Mifflin and the Betsy Ross House. Visit Benjamin Franklin’s grave at the Christ Church Burial Grounds, or see the past come to life on one of the spooky nighttime walking tours. Follow in the footsteps of Rocky, training like "the Pride of Philly" on the front steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Then take in the cinematic sights of Center City, Midtown Village, and South Street via the hop-on, hop-off bus service.  You will also receive discounts at local restaurants and bars, as well as retailers and entertainment venues. Eat like a local at the historic Reading Terminal Market or the 9th Street Italian Market. Or drink in the sights and the history of Philly over a cold one while you pub crawl your way through the City of Brotherly Love. Attractions: Eastern State Penitentiary Betsy Ross House Franklin’s Grave at Christ Church Burial Grounds Fort Mifflin Escape Game King of Prussia Scavenger Hunts Museums: Philadelphia Museum of Art National Constitution Center Academy of Natural Sciences African American Museum Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial National Liberty Museum Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum National Museum of American Jewish History Penn Museum Bus Tours: Philadelphia Sightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour Walking Tours: Founding Fathers and Mothers Walking Tour Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour Grim Philly Twilight Tours Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour The Constitutional Walking Tour Sightseeing Cruise: RiverLink Ferry (operates seasonally)

Philadelphia: Private Electric Car Tour of the City

7. Philadelphia: Private Electric Car Tour of the City

Discover Philadelphia's history and famous attractions on board a sustainable electric car tour. Departing from the car stand at 6th and Market Streets across from Independence Hall in downtown Philly, travel back in time on a modern ride through the city. The guide will share stories behind every passing landmark location, including Independence National Historical Park, the Liberty Bell, and Independence Hall. Visit the Society Hill neighborhood, with the largest collection of original 18th- and early 19th-century residential architecture of any location in the United States; and Old St. Joseph's Church, the first Roman Catholic church ever built in Philadelphia. In Old City, stop briefly at the famed Betsy Ross House, where it is believed the seamstress and flag maker lived when she created the first American Flag. Continue on to the famous Elfreth's Alley, the oldest residential street in the US, plus the Philadelphia Mint (aka the United States Mint at Philadelphia), Benjamin Franklin’s grave at Christ Church Burial Ground, the nonpartisan National Constitution Center and much more. Tours limited to Children 8 Years and older

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What people are saying about Christ Church Burial Ground

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4.8 / 5

based on 194 reviews

I took the tour with Seamus and had a lovely time! I learned a lot, had some good laughs and left feeling like I knew a lot more about Philly and the history of the American Revolution.

Sargeant very knowledgeable and certainly made our Philadelphia historic experience very positive.

Shamus was very knowledgeable and entertaining. I would highly recommend this introductory tour.

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. It is a very good tour.

It was great, everyone should definitely give a try